Former FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell said the vertical integration of the deal – a distributor buying a supplier – makes it more appealing to regulators.
A company linked to an ally of Hungary's prime minister says it has bought the company that publishes the main opposition newspaper, which suspended publication weeks ago.
A new wave of consolidation has been ushered in among unlikely peers – telecom and media companies – as they consider new options for growth in order to better compete in the changing environment.
Time Warner is once again part of block buster deal that could change how consumers view content through the mass media lens.
The move by Rockwell Collins Inc. to buy B/E Aerospace Inc. will combine two of the biggest suppliers to airplane makers and airlines.
AT&T and Time Warner’s partnership intentions are now official after the two companies announced a n $85.4 billion tie up over the weekend.
With Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders all expressing concerns over AT&T (NYSE:T) agreeing to acquire Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) for $85.4 billion, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson weighed in with a different take on the deal.
Wall Street signaled skepticism on Monday that AT&T Inc would secure the government approvals needed to carry out its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, with shares of both companies falling as analysts scrutinized the deal.
AT&T CEO wants to be first not last.
When it comes to the $85.4B mega deal between AT&T and Time Warner content is king, according to Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslov.
The S&P 500 hit a two-week high on Monday on the back of strong earnings, while a flurry of acquisitions indicated corporate America continues to see untapped value in the market.
Opinion: What’s bad for consumers is grandstanding politicians who overreach by spinning every megamerger as anti-competitive.
AT&T Inc.'s blockbuster $85.4 billion deal to buy Time Warner Inc. promises to reshape the media landscape—if the companies can navigate a series of obstacles, including possible opposition from U.S. antitrust authorities and objections by lawmakers and media and telecom rivals.
China's HNA Group is buying an approximately 25 percent stake in hotel operator Hilton from Blackstone affiliates in a deal worth about $6.5 billion.
Online brokerage TD Ameritrade is buying Scottrade in a $4 billion cash-and-stock deal that would tie up two major players in the day trading industry during an era when an increasingly large number of investors are choosing index funds over stock picking.
TD Ameritrade said on Monday it and Toronto-Dominion Bank would buy privately held Scottrade Financial Services in a deal valued at $4 billion, combining two of the biggest U.S. discount brokerages.
Rockwell Collins has struck a deal to buy aircraft interior maker B/E Aerospace for $62 a share in cash and stock.
An acquisition of Time Warner Inc by AT&T Inc. could raise significant antitrust issues that the U.S. Senate committee on antitrust would carefully examine, the chairman and ranking member of the committee said Sunday.
AT&T's $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner represents a new bet on synergy between companies that distribute information and entertainment to consumers and those that produce it.
Grab some popcorn — AT&T wants to take you to the movies.